'''Shortridge High School''' is a public high school
located in Indianapolis
, United States
. Opened in 1864, it is the oldest free, public high school in the state of Indiana. It is the home for the International Baccalaureate program of the Indianapolis Public Schools and was the previous home of a law and public policy magnet program.
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Shortridge High is known for having an unusually large number of well-known and/or highly accomplished alumni/ae. Among them was author Kurt Vonnegut
who once said of his alma mater
The academic excellence and unique social ambience of the school in the 1950s were described in the novel ''Going All The Way'' by Shortridge High alumnus Dan Wakefield
(published in 1970 and adapted to film...